Period
to 27 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 223 236
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 667 2,136 2,462
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.52% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.65% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 557 1,770 1,900
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,900 £33,797 £31,475
90th Percentile £111,250 £97,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -7.22%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 44,058 129,376 152,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.54% 92.19% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35,891 101,583 121,592
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,057 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 27 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 644 £62,500 +8.70% 141
London -15 359 £70,000 +7.69% 48
UK excluding London +34 302 £50,000 +5.26% 115
North of England +117 93 £47,500 +3.26% 24
Midlands +76 67 £50,000 +17.65% 13
South East +24 63 £50,500 -6.48% 22
North West +100 58 £52,500 +13.51% 11
South West +49 39 £57,500 +21.05% 14
West Midlands +47 35 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Work from Home -52 34 £60,500 +5.91% 8
East Midlands +92 32 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Yorkshire +100 28 £40,750 -11.41% 11
East of England +64 20 £61,250 +22.50% 16
Scotland +54 15 £50,000 +17.65% 24
North East +28 7 £32,500 +1.56% 2
Wales +45 3 £32,560 -17.57% 1
Northern Ireland +25 2 £40,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 27 September 2020, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 280 (41.98%) SQL
2 264 (39.58%) Finance
3 202 (30.28%) Python
4 189 (28.34%) Business Intelligence
5 187 (28.04%) Analytics
6 160 (23.99%) Microsoft
6 160 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
7 158 (23.69%) AWS
8 125 (18.74%) Data Warehouse
9 118 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
10 117 (17.54%) SQL Server
11 109 (16.34%) Azure
12 108 (16.19%) Data Modelling
13 105 (15.74%) R
14 103 (15.44%) Degree
15 99 (14.84%) ETL
16 98 (14.69%) Data Governance
16 98 (14.69%) Data Quality
17 93 (13.94%) Power Platform
18 90 (13.49%) Reference Data
18 90 (13.49%) Power BI
19 86 (12.89%) Hedge funds
20 83 (12.44%) Java
21 82 (12.29%) Oracle
22 81 (12.14%) Asset Management
23 79 (11.84%) Fixed Income
23 79 (11.84%) Front Office
23 79 (11.84%) Enterprise Data Management
23 79 (11.84%) Big Data
23 79 (11.84%) Data Architecture

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (5.85%) Apache Spark
2 19 (2.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 18 (2.70%) SAS
4 15 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.65%) IIS
6 8 (1.20%) Apache
7 7 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.90%) CMS
8 6 (0.90%) Jupyter
8 6 (0.90%) Mendix
8 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.75%) Confluence
10 3 (0.45%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.45%) WordPress
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 36 (5.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.60%) Windchill
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Simulink
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 72 (10.79%) PolarLake
2 71 (10.64%) Markit EDM
3 70 (10.49%) Eagle PACE
4 19 (2.85%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.05%) NetSuite
6 7 (1.05%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.60%) SAP MDG
7 4 (0.60%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.60%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.45%) SessionCam
8 3 (0.45%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.15%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 158 (23.69%) AWS
2 109 (16.34%) Azure
3 93 (13.94%) Power Platform
4 32 (4.80%) GCP
5 21 (3.15%) SaaS
6 16 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
6 16 (2.40%) PaaS
7 15 (2.25%) IaaS
7 15 (2.25%) Office 365
8 14 (2.10%) Serverless
9 6 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.90%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.75%) GitHub
10 5 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.60%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 4 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.85%) Firewall
2 16 (2.40%) MPLS
3 11 (1.65%) VPN
4 10 (1.50%) LAN
4 10 (1.50%) WAN
5 6 (0.90%) DNS
5 6 (0.90%) Internet
6 4 (0.60%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (0.60%) H.323
6 4 (0.60%) ISDN
6 4 (0.60%) Skype
6 4 (0.60%) SSL
6 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.45%) HTTP
7 3 (0.45%) Wireless
8 2 (0.30%) Broadband
8 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.30%) SAN
8 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (18.74%) Data Warehouse
2 117 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 90 (13.49%) Power BI
4 79 (11.84%) Big Data
5 71 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (7.35%) NoSQL
8 44 (6.60%) Hadoop
9 43 (6.45%) Relational Database
10 42 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (5.55%) Data Lake
12 24 (3.60%) RDBMS
13 22 (3.30%) MongoDB
13 22 (3.30%) Snowflake Schema
14 21 (3.15%) Apache Hive
14 21 (3.15%) OLTP
15 20 (3.00%) OLAP
16 18 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (2.70%) QlikView
17 17 (2.55%) Impala
Development Applications
1 36 (5.40%) JIRA
2 30 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.55%) ERwin
4 15 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.95%) PowerDesigner
6 11 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.35%) Artifactory
7 9 (1.35%) GitLab
8 8 (1.20%) ER Studio
9 5 (0.75%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.60%) LSMW
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.45%) Maven
11 3 (0.45%) webpack
12 2 (0.30%) GDB
12 2 (0.30%) JBehave
12 2 (0.30%) Selenium
12 2 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 264 (39.58%) Finance
2 79 (11.84%) Front Office
3 78 (11.69%) Back Office
4 32 (4.80%) Marketing
5 24 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 24 (3.60%) Retail
6 20 (3.00%) Banking
7 19 (2.85%) Italian Language
8 15 (2.25%) Games
9 14 (2.10%) Legal
10 13 (1.95%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.65%) Public Sector
12 8 (1.20%) Law
13 7 (1.05%) Electronics
13 7 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.90%) Automotive
14 6 (0.90%) Police
15 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.60%) Local Government
16 3 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 134 (20.09%) Analyst
2 85 (12.74%) Business Analyst
3 80 (11.99%) Architect
4 78 (11.69%) Developer
5 70 (10.49%) Finance Business Analyst
5 70 (10.49%) Financial Analyst
6 60 (9.00%) Data Engineer
7 45 (6.75%) Data Architect
8 41 (6.15%) Data Business Analyst
9 37 (5.55%) Reference Data Analyst
9 37 (5.55%) Reference Data Business Analyst
10 27 (4.05%) Consultant
11 26 (3.90%) Data Analyst
12 25 (3.75%) Data Manager
13 22 (3.30%) Administrator
14 21 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 20 (3.00%) Support Manager
16 19 (2.85%) Customer Support Manager
16 19 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
17 18 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (11.54%) Web Services
2 38 (5.70%) HTML
3 35 (5.25%) .NET
4 33 (4.95%) Kafka
5 22 (3.30%) XML
6 17 (2.55%) AngularJS
7 15 (2.25%) CSS
8 9 (1.35%) PySpark
9 8 (1.20%) JSON
9 8 (1.20%) RESTful
10 7 (1.05%) Angular 2
10 7 (1.05%) Apache NiFi
10 7 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (1.05%) HTML5
10 7 (1.05%) React
10 7 (1.05%) Redux
10 7 (1.05%) Spring Boot
11 6 (0.90%) ADO
12 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.75%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 118 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (13.49%) Reference Data
3 86 (12.89%) Hedge funds
4 79 (11.84%) Fixed Income
5 75 (11.24%) Equities
6 69 (10.34%) Management Information System
7 32 (4.80%) Data Structures
8 23 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (2.70%) User Experience
10 16 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.95%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.80%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.20%) NHS
15 7 (1.05%) Credit Risk
15 7 (1.05%) Derivative
15 7 (1.05%) PMI
16 6 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (6.90%) Unix
1 46 (6.90%) Windows
2 29 (4.35%) Linux
3 13 (1.95%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.60%) Solaris
4 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (28.34%) Business Intelligence
2 187 (28.04%) Analytics
3 160 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (16.19%) Data Modelling
5 99 (14.84%) ETL
6 98 (14.69%) Data Governance
7 81 (12.14%) Asset Management
8 79 (11.84%) Data Architecture
8 79 (11.84%) Enterprise Data Management
9 74 (11.09%) Wealth Management
10 72 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
11 69 (10.34%) Visualisation
12 65 (9.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 63 (9.45%) Data Analysis
13 63 (9.45%) Project Management
14 61 (9.15%) Software Engineering
15 59 (8.85%) Migration
16 57 (8.55%) Data Integration
16 57 (8.55%) Data Science
17 52 (7.80%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 280 (41.98%) SQL
2 202 (30.28%) Python
3 105 (15.74%) R
4 83 (12.44%) Java
5 37 (5.55%) C#
6 36 (5.40%) JavaScript
7 35 (5.25%) T-SQL
8 22 (3.30%) C
8 22 (3.30%) C++
9 19 (2.85%) Scala
10 12 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.65%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.05%) Perl
14 5 (0.75%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.75%) PHP
14 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.60%) ABAP
15 4 (0.60%) Ruby
16 3 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (15.44%) Degree
2 28 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.40%) Master's Degree
6 14 (2.10%) PMP
7 11 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 8 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.90%) CISSP
10 5 (0.75%) CCNA
10 5 (0.75%) CCNP
10 5 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.75%) CISM
10 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.60%) CCA
11 4 (0.60%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.60%) MBA
12 3 (0.45%) CEH
12 3 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (14.69%) Data Quality
2 32 (4.80%) GDPR
3 23 (3.45%) QA
4 14 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.50%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.90%) SLA
8 3 (0.45%) PMO
8 3 (0.45%) WCAG
9 2 (0.30%) MiFID
10 1 (0.15%) Basel III
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.15%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.15%) ITGC
10 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (2.85%) Docker
2 17 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.50%) HDFS
4 8 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.30%) vSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.15%) Ceph
9 1 (0.15%) Gluster
9 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (1.50%) Terraform
3 9 (1.35%) Ansible
4 4 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.60%) SCCM
5 3 (0.45%) Fluentd
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.45%) Oozie
5 3 (0.45%) Puppet
6 2 (0.30%) Istio
6 2 (0.30%) Kibana
6 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.15%) cPanel
7 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.15%) Grafana
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.15%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 160 (23.99%) Microsoft
2 82 (12.29%) Oracle
3 74 (11.09%) Bloomberg
4 45 (6.75%) Tableau
5 36 (5.40%) SAP
6 28 (4.20%) ServiceNow
7 22 (3.30%) Teradata
8 21 (3.15%) Informatica
9 20 (3.00%) Google
9 20 (3.00%) Remedy
10 19 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (2.55%) Databricks
12 13 (1.95%) Cloudera
12 13 (1.95%) Talend
13 10 (1.50%) VMware
14 9 (1.35%) Cognos
14 9 (1.35%) IBM
15 8 (1.20%) Cisco
16 7 (1.05%) Ab Initio
16 7 (1.05%) Citrix